John J. Calderone passed away on December 27, 2021, in San Jose, California at the age of 94.
He was born in Jersey City, New Jersey and lived in Hollister for 35 years. John married the late Mary J. Calderone in 1951 in Reno, Nevada. He was a good cook, he loved eating good food, photography, working in his yard, and making things with his hands. John was often asked to be the photographer at several events in Hollister. He was a member of Seismic Sam R.V. Club, and Sons in Retirement (SIRS). He volunteered for the Census 1991 and voting polls.
He is survived by his children and spouses, Patricia Ann Lebel (Richard) of Ontario, Canada, Joann Marie Drake (Woodward) of Pioneer, CA, Margaret Cecilia Paugh (Steven) of Gilroy, California, his sister, Rosemarie De Gregorio of Southern Pines, North Carolina. Grandchildren, Jean- Pierre Lebel, Jaime Michele Roberts, Jennifer Marie Handforth, Julia Drake Jamal, Kelly Marie Ghasseminezhad, Sarah Elizabeth Nichols, Stephanie Rose Paugh, Andrea Michele Paugh and 10 great-grandchildren.
Private cremation will be followed by private family inurnment.